Tawakkol Karman Closing Plenary at NAFSA 2015
Tawakkol Karman is a Nobel Peace laureate and a leading advocate for women’s rights in Yemen. Bold and outspoken, she has been imprisoned for her pro-democracy, pro-human rights protests. She is an activist, a journalist, and founder of Women Journalists Without Chains, as well as a mother of three.
On May 29, Tawakkol Karman delivered inspiring remarks during the Closing Plenary of the NAFSA 2015 Annual Conference & Expo. Listen below as she speaks about the important role international education plays in the peacebuilding process.